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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Weirton, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Brooke County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Brooke County, WV (40) Hancock County, WV (28) Ohio County, WV (75) Jefferson County, OH (82) Washington County, PA (89)  BrookeCounty(40) Brooke County (40)  HancockCounty(28) Hancock County (28)  OhioCounty(75) Ohio County (75)  JeffersonCountyOhio(82) Jefferson County (82)  WashingtonCountyPennsylvania(89) Washington County (89)
Location of Weirton, West Virginia
    Brooke County (40)
    Hancock County (28)
    Ohio County (75)
    Jefferson County, Ohio (82)
    Washington County, Pennsylvania (89)
 
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1West Virginia (Brooke County), Weirton — Fire Department World War II Memorial
In memory of Joseph Robinson who made the Supreme Sacrifice and the following members of the Weirton Heights Volunteer Fire Dept. who served their country in World War II Ray Poland • John Ritchie • Obie Phebus • Robert De . . . Map (db m155999) WM
2West Virginia (Brooke County), Weirton — Revolutionary War1775 - 1783
In memory of the Revolutionary War veterans buried in the Upper Ohio ValleyMap (db m155994) WM
3West Virginia (Brooke County), Weirton — U.S. Army Experimental Tankca. 1960's
British top; U.S. bottom; only one ever made. (Never used)Map (db m155993) HM
4West Virginia (Brooke County), Weirton — USS Frank E. Evans DD-754
. . . Map (db m155992) WM
5West Virginia (Brooke County), Weirton — William "Bill" Courtney (1950 - 2010)Patriot
In memory of William "Bill" Courtney (1950 - 2010) Husband ~ Father ~ Brother ~ Friend Patriot 27 years military service Forever in our hearts U.S. Navy U.S. Air ForceMap (db m155996) WM
6West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Ernest T. Weir
In Memory Of Ernest T. Weir Founder of City of Weirton and Weirton Steel and to the honor of all who have contributed to the growth and progress of the city and its industry Dedicated in America's Bicentennial Year . . . Map (db m155988) HM
7West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Hancock County / Brooke County
Side A:Hancock CountyFormed in 1848 from Brooke. Named for John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Iron furnaces established in this county as early as 1794 made the cannon balls that Commodore Perry used in . . . Map (db m44127) HM
8West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Hancock County / State of Pennsylvania
Hancock County Formed in 1848 from Brooke. Named for John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Iron furnaces established in this county as early as 1794 made the cannon balls that Commodore Perry used in Battle of Lake . . . Map (db m80381) HM
9West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Holliday's Cove
East was Fort Holliday, built in 1776. During the Revolution it was a supply depot for the Continental Army. From it Col. Swearingen led troops with ammunition to relieve Fort Henry at Wheeling when attacked by Indians in 1777.Map (db m80384) HM
10West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — James J. Andrews
Born in Hollidays Cove ca. 1829. Moved to Kentucky and served as Union civilian scout during the Civil War. Seized locomotive, The General, in northern Georgia, and attempted to move within Union lines, but train lost power and raiders were . . . Map (db m155989) HM
11West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool
Built 1934 - Rededicated 1994 Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m155991) HM
12West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Peter Tarr Furnace
Two miles east is the site of first blast furnace west of the Alleghenies. Built in 1794, it was the forerunner of the steel industry which flourished in this area. Here Peter Tarr cast cannon balls used by Perry on Lake Erie.Map (db m44138) HM
13West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Peter Tarr Furnace
First iron furnace in N.W. Virginia built in 1790's on Campbell land by a man named Grant. Company of Grant & Partner failed CA. 1800. Deeded to Peter Tarr April, 1801, by pioneer James Campbell. Operations resumed by Connell, Tarr & . . . Map (db m80383) HM
14West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — The People's Bank
. . . Map (db m155987) HM
15West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Three Springs Church
100 yards south is site of original log Three Springs Church. Built 1790 on land donated by James Campbell. Elisha Macurdy, first pastor, called Nov., 1799. The mother church of Cove and Paris United Presbyterian churches.Map (db m80385) HM
16West Virginia (Hancock County), Weirton — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of Weirton who served in the Armed Forces to protect the four freedoms endowed in the ConstitutionMap (db m155990) WM
 
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